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Distance between Munich (MUC) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Munich to San Francisco (Munich Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 5879 miles / 9461 kilometers / 5108 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 37 minutes.

Map of flight path from Munich to San Francisco.

Shortest flight path between Munich Airport (MUC) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

How far is San Francisco from Munich?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Munich and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5878.637 miles
  • 9460.750 kilometers
  • 5108.396 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 5863.910 miles
  • 9437.049 kilometers
  • 5095.599 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Munich Airport
City: Munich
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: MUC
ICAO Code: EDDM
Coordinates: 48°21′13″N, 11°47′9″E

B San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Munich and San Francisco is 9 hours. San Francisco is 9 hours behind Munich.

Time Difference

Munich

 CEST

San Francisco, CA

 PDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 700 kg (1 544 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Munich (MUC) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
5879
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5879

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